It’s Not Our Problem
Schools, compared to other buildings, were particularly affected by the earthquakes of September 2017 in Mexico. That’s why the government allocated around US$1 billion to rebuild the more than 20,000 schools that were damaged. But two journalists, Nadia Sanders and Irene Larraz, were skeptical, and soon found that the reconstruction was plagued by government mismanagement and inefficiency. Who is responsible for rebuilding Mexican schools?
You can read a Spanish transcript of the episode.
Or you can also read an English translation.
Nadia and Irene investigated the rebuilding of schools thanks to a fellowship from Connectas and the International Center for Journalists.
If you want to get our new episodes via Whatsapp, please text us at +573229502192. You can also join Radio Ambulante’s Closed Facebook group to discuss with others around each week’s story.